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Species Corticivora parva - Hodges#3446.2

Corticivora parva  - Corticivora parva  Hodges#3446.2 - Corticivora parva Unknown Micromoth - Corticivora parva Corticivora parva 3446.2 - Corticivora parva Corticivora parva Corticivora parva Tortricid - Corticivora parva Unknown micro moth - Corticivora parva
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Corticivora
Species parva (Corticivora parva - Hodges#3446.2 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Corticivora parva Brown, 1984 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "small."
Brown (1984) listed the forwing length 3.0-4.75 mm. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Massachusetts to Florida, Missouri to Texas. (2)
Holotype ♂ from Devil's Den St Pk, Washington] County, Arkansas, 24-VI-1966, R.W. Hodges. (1)
The main flight period appears to be March to August.
Heppner (2003) reported March to May in Florida. (2)
Heppner (2003) listed the host unknown. (2)
Print References
Brown, R.L., 1984. Review of Corticivora (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) with analysis of its tribal relationships and description of new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 279; figs. 1-4, 8. (1)